The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) will be hosting the 15th year of the Tata Motors IIFA Awards in Tampa Bay, Florida in June 2014.

The Academy has always aimed to develop and promote relationships between film industries and organizations across the world thus Tampa Bay, with world-class infrastructure and facilities was the ideal choice for the 15th IIFA Weekend & Awards.

Santiago Corrada, President and Chief Executive Officer of Visit Tampa Bay, visited Mumbai and New Delhi to forge crucial ties and to discuss a number of details ahead of IIFA’s American debut.

Andre Timmins, Director Wizcraft International said, “We have been overwhelmed with the warmth and welcome shown by the people of Tampa for IIFA. IIFA is equally excited and looking forward to provide Tampa the platform to become the ‘Gateway to USA’ for India and the global Indian diaspora.”